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Re: OTQ


Never get 'em here except for the occasional Baptists and JW's.  Drinking a
glass of wine usually runs them off.
hee hee hee.


On 1/14/08, Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> Great comeback, Kitty.
> zem
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 6:37 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OTQ
>
>
> > Not too many d-t-d salespeople when it's 20 degrees out here....
> > Verizon heavily canvassed here last year, trying to convert everyone.  I
> > would see them going d-t-d in addition to the constant barrage of mail
> and
> > tv ads.  But they didn't usually get to me because my doorbell doesn't
> > work :+)
> > One guy finally confronted me in the driveway.  We talked at length, but
> > Verizon could in no way match what I get from Comcast. So he gave up.
> > Then around Tgvg they sent a young girl here.  Again, Verizon can't
> match
> > what I get from Comcast. One difference in her spiel was that several
> > times she mentioned that Comcast used copper wire which she said is
> > nowhere near as good as what Verizon has.  I explained that Ft Wayne's
> REA
> > Wire is a large producer of the copper wire and I'd much rather keep a
> > local manufacturer in business. Finally, she told me essentially that
> > Comcast would be defunct in the coming year and then I'd be sorry
> because
> > it would cost me twice as much to convert. (well, she said it more
> nicely
> > than that, but that's the gist of it.)
> >
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> > To: "Garden Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 6:34 PM
> > Subject: [CHAT] OTQ
> >
> >
> >> Anybody else noticed this? We've had a big increase in door-to-door
> >> salesmen--from zero 6 months ago to two-three a day now. We've also had
> >> four Verizon salesmen in the last 5 day [not counting Sunday, of
> course]
> >> peddling their new FiOS [fiber-optic system] internet/cable
> channel/long
> >> distance hookup service. Since they tore up most of the front yards
> >> around here when they installed the fiber-optic cable, you'd think they
> >> would be smart enough to let the neighborhood ire quell before bragging
> >> about what they did. But since their cable competitor here is Comcast,
> >> it's become a tussle between dumb and dumber.
> >>
> >>
> >> Island Jim
> >> Southwest Florida
> >> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> >> Hardiness Zone 10
> >> Heat Zone 10
> >> Sunset Zone 25
> >> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >>
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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